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Paraskeva George (Georges) Sechiari[1]

Male 1836 - 1900  (63 years)


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  • Name Paraskeva George (Georges) Sechiari 
    Born 10 Nov 1836  Constantinople/Istanbul Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Jul 1900  The Poplars, Newlands, Edgware, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 14 Jul 1900  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • register entry A27891
    • Ant Paraschis presiding [2]
    • burial plot no. 10060 [3]
    Notes 
    • His sister is Arghyro (Georges) Sechiari, who married Demosthene Agelasto.
    • Residence, London, England: 1871, 95 Westbourne Terrace; 1880, 3 Adam's Court; 7 Craven Hill (daughter's in 1910, presumably his until his death); Poplars Newlands Edgware (burial registry).
    • With Pandely George Sechiari, Parasqueva Ambrose Sechiari, Parasqueva Theodore Sechiari and Constantine Deroussi, he was parters in Sechiari Brothers and Co., No. 4, Bishopsgate St., London, Merchants, until it dissolved 31 Dec 1889, to be continued by himself and Pandely George Sechiari. London Gazette 30 Jun 1899, 31 Dec 1889
    • He was an investor in the International Bank of London Limited. London Gazette 25 Feb 1880.
    • P. Sechiari was chairman of Gascoyne (Murchison) Gold Fields Exploring Company, Limited. London Gazette 28 June 1898.
    • P.G. Sechiari, 6 Great Winchester Street, London, was co-liquidator of the Venezuelan Mines, Limited London Gazette 23 March 1897.
    • Parasqueva Sechiari, along with Emanuel Antonio Mavrogordato, Peter Pandia Rodocanachi, and Theodore Emanuel Schilizzi, operating out of 2 Bishopsgate Street, London, was co-liquidator of the Archangel Marine Insurance Company Limited (London Gazette 31 Dec 1880, 18 Aug 1885.)
    • Parasqueva Schilizzi was listed as a member of the Baltic Exchange, 1886 (Harlaftis, A History of Greek-owned Shipping, p. 58).
    • Parasqueva Sechiari, London, was on the Board of Directors of the Archangel Marine Insurance Company (Limited) (The Pall Mall Gazette, 8 Jul 1873).
    • P. Sechiari is listed among a delegation which met with Lord Derby of the Foreign Office to discuss the British role in and the threat to Greek merchants' interests due to strife between Greece and Turkey (The Times [London], 6 Feb 1878).
    • 1871 England census: 95 Westbourne Terrace, London, household headed by Madame [Ambrose L.] Argenti, 50, widow, b. Chios; son Pandia, 18, b. London; daughter Vierou, 28, b. London; son-in-law Michael Schilizzi, 37, East India merchant, b. Constantinople; daughter Marietta; Sechiari, 27, b. London; son-in-law Paraskeva Sechiari, 34, general merchant, b.Constantinople; their children: George, 6; Marigo, 5; Henrietta, 4; and Ambrose, 1, all b. London; & 7 servants.
    • 1881 England Census: 7 Craven Hill, London, household headed by Paraskeva Sechiari, 44, merchant, b. Constantinople; wife Marietta, 37; daughters; Marigo, 15; Henrietta, 14; Virginia, 8; Alina, 4; son Pandia, 1, all b. London; & 7 servants.
    • Origin: Constantinople
    • Paraskevas G Sechiari was associated with Argenti Sechiari et Cie London; co-director Anglo Foreign Bank, 1880, London; his father was an associate founder, responsible for Constantinople. [4]
    • Parasquava George Sechiari [The Poplars, Newlands, Edgware] appears on the 1887, 1888, 1889, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1896, 1897, 1900 UK electoral register, Harrow parliamentary division, Harrow county/borough (residence Newlands Edgware).
    Person ID I774  Agelasto
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2015 

    Family Marietta (Ambrose) Argenti,   b. 26 Oct 1843, [London, England UK] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1924, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1863  Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Witnesses/Sponsors: D. Sechiari & Emmanuel Mavrogordato; Narkissos Morphinos presiding; entry 52 [5]
    Children 
     1. Maria (Paraskeva) Sechiari,   b. 06 Dec 1865, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1963, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F327  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Nov 1836 - Constantinople/Istanbul Turkey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jun 1863 - Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Jul 1900 - The Poplars, Newlands, Edgware, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 14 Jul 1900 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Nineties - odd numbers - block of Westbourne Terrace, London, England
    Nineties - odd numbers - block of Westbourne Terrace, London, England
    Paraskeva and Marietta Sechiari and their daughter Marigo lived at 95 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, with her mother and in-laws in 1871; photo 2009
    7 Craven Hill, London, England
    7 Craven Hill, London, England
    photo 2009; Paraskeva and Marietta Sechiari lived at this address with their children, 1881-1910.
    Adam's Court, London, England
    Adam's Court, London, England
    Paraskeva G Sechiari used the (likely business) address of 3 Adam's Court, in 1880.
    Bishopsgate Street, London, England
    Bishopsgate Street, London, England
    One of The City's main commercial streets. He operated out of 2 Bishopsgate Street (1880-1885).
    The Bishopsgate Tower, 22-24 Bishopsgate Street, London, England
    Architects' rendering; nicknamed "The Pinnacle" and scheduled for completion in 2012, it is the latest addition to the commercial neighborhood. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    1-2-6 Great Winchester St., London, England
    1-2-6 Great Winchester St., London, England
    photo 2009; London renewed. Paraskeva G Sechiari worked out of 6 Great Winchester Street (1897).
    Great Winchester St., London, England
    Great Winchester St., London, England
    British Library archive photo

    Documents
    Greek merchants' delegation with Lord Derby
    Greek merchants' delegation with Lord Derby
    The Times (London) 6 Feb 1878)
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 10060
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 10060; re. theft
    Parasqueva George Sechiari 1900 probate
    Parasqueva George Sechiari 1900 probate

    Headstones
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    face 1: Nicolas Argenti (1834-1883), Pandely P Sechiari (1887-1887), Leoni A Argenti (1846-1890), Gina P Sechiari (1872-1892); Parasqueva George Sechiari (1836-1900); face 2: Ambrose Argenti (1804-1871), daughter Marigo Argenti (1840-1879) who was wife of Nicolas Argenti; Mina M Schilizzi (1865-1865), Marietta P Sechiari (1868-1868; photo by Parker Agelasto
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Argenti Schilizzi Tomb

  • Sources 
    1. [S107] UK National Probate Calendar Indexes, 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

    2. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Oct 1977.
      Records of Burials at West Norwood Cemetery

    3. [S101] West Norwood Cemetery registers, London, England.

    4. [S99] LA COMMUNAUT╔ GRECQUE └ MARSEILLE, Michel Calapodis, (L'Harmattan (link)), 223.
      Chart, 'Economic genealogy of the Argenti family, Marseille'

    5. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Mar 1977.
      Records of Marriages from the Church of Our Saviour [London]


  

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